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A Look Inside MINISO, New Retailer in Canada

Last year when I was traveling in Hong Kong, I stumbled upon a store called MINISO and I kind of fell in love. The store was bright and airy, the merchandise was modern and colourful. I bought half a suitcase worth of home goods and accessories there (this was around the time when I was moving into a new house so I needed everything)! Best part was the bill wasn’t that high at all! Affordability is one of their best selling points.

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I was really stoked when they announced their expansion into Canada. Last week I was finally able to get my butt to the mall to check it out! I took a lot of photos so those of you who can’t visit one can still see the goodies! I was told their merchandise selection changes pretty frequently. Some items are priced very competitively and those tend to sell out quick.

They literally have everything from electronics to plush toys to makeup to kitchen utensils! Oh and if you’re a fan of We Bare Bears, Moomin or Pink Panther, you’ll want to look at these pictures! They have official licensed merchandise!

COSMETICS

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Pictured: face powder, foundation, loose powder, primer, blush, lip tint, lipstick

The lip tints have such cute packaging!

miniso shop retail store canada new japanese japan fashion cosmetics goods shopping electronics plush "we bare bears" moomin "pink panther" toronto makeup handbags jewelry skincare kitchen home stationery 2018

miniso shop retail store canada new japanese japan fashion cosmetics goods shopping electronics plush "we bare bears" moomin "pink panther" toronto makeup handbags jewelry skincare kitchen home stationery 2018
Pictured: sheet masks, tissues, nose pore strips, toner, serum, moisturizers

miniso shop retail store canada new japanese japan fashion cosmetics goods shopping electronics plush "we bare bears" moomin "pink panther" toronto makeup handbags jewelry skincare kitchen home stationery 2018
Pictured: lip balms, hand lotions, makeup brushes, makeup sponges, facial mask sheets

miniso shop retail store canada new japanese japan fashion cosmetics goods shopping electronics plush "we bare bears" moomin "pink panther" toronto makeup handbags jewelry skincare kitchen home stationery 2018
Pictured: mirrors, manicure sets, hair clips, eyelash glue, toddler nail trimming kit, pedicure kit, makeup brushes, grooming accessories

miniso shop retail store canada new japanese japan fashion cosmetics goods shopping electronics plush "we bare bears" moomin "pink panther" toronto makeup handbags jewelry skincare kitchen home stationery 2018
Pictured: moisturizing mists, makeup blenders

miniso shop retail store canada new japanese japan fashion cosmetics goods shopping electronics plush "we bare bears" moomin "pink panther" toronto makeup handbags jewelry skincare kitchen home stationery 2018

miniso shop retail store canada new japanese japan fashion cosmetics goods shopping electronics plush "we bare bears" moomin "pink panther" toronto makeup handbags jewelry skincare kitchen home stationery 2018

FASHION
Some of the selection includes wallets, card holders, pouches, totes, handbags, backpacks, earrings, bracelets, necklaces, sunglasses, crossbody bags, socks, slippers.

miniso shop retail store canada new japanese japan fashion cosmetics goods shopping electronics plush "we bare bears" moomin "pink panther" toronto makeup handbags jewelry skincare kitchen home stationery 2018

miniso shop retail store canada new japanese japan fashion cosmetics goods shopping electronics plush "we bare bears" moomin "pink panther" toronto makeup handbags jewelry skincare kitchen home stationery 2018

miniso shop retail store canada new japanese japan fashion cosmetics goods shopping electronics plush "we bare bears" moomin "pink panther" toronto makeup handbags jewelry skincare kitchen home stationery 2018

miniso shop retail store canada new japanese japan fashion cosmetics goods shopping electronics plush "we bare bears" moomin "pink panther" toronto makeup handbags jewelry skincare kitchen home stationery 2018

miniso shop retail store canada new japanese japan fashion cosmetics goods shopping electronics plush "we bare bears" moomin "pink panther" toronto makeup handbags jewelry skincare kitchen home stationery 2018

ELECTRONICS
They had USB cables, power banks, cellphone cases, ring stands, phone stands, VR headsets, selfie sticks, keyboards, mice, headphones.

miniso shop retail store canada new japanese japan fashion cosmetics goods shopping electronics plush "we bare bears" moomin "pink panther" toronto makeup handbags jewelry skincare kitchen home stationery 2018

miniso shop retail store canada new japanese japan fashion cosmetics goods shopping electronics plush "we bare bears" moomin "pink panther" toronto makeup handbags jewelry skincare kitchen home stationery 2018

miniso shop retail store canada new japanese japan fashion cosmetics goods shopping electronics plush "we bare bears" moomin "pink panther" toronto makeup handbags jewelry skincare kitchen home stationery 2018

miniso shop retail store canada new japanese japan fashion cosmetics goods shopping electronics plush "we bare bears" moomin "pink panther" toronto makeup handbags jewelry skincare kitchen home stationery 2018

miniso shop retail store canada new japanese japan fashion cosmetics goods shopping electronics plush "we bare bears" moomin "pink panther" toronto makeup handbags jewelry skincare kitchen home stationery 2018

HOME GOODS
Many cute and practical items like blankets, towels, washcloths, scales, bottles, cooking pans.

miniso shop retail store canada new japanese japan fashion cosmetics goods shopping electronics plush "we bare bears" moomin "pink panther" toronto makeup handbags jewelry skincare kitchen home stationery 2018

miniso shop retail store canada new japanese japan fashion cosmetics goods shopping electronics plush "we bare bears" moomin "pink panther" toronto makeup handbags jewelry skincare kitchen home stationery 2018

miniso shop retail store canada new japanese japan fashion cosmetics goods shopping electronics plush "we bare bears" moomin "pink panther" toronto makeup handbags jewelry skincare kitchen home stationery 2018

miniso shop retail store canada new japanese japan fashion cosmetics goods shopping electronics plush "we bare bears" moomin "pink panther" toronto makeup handbags jewelry skincare kitchen home stationery 2018

miniso shop retail store canada new japanese japan fashion cosmetics goods shopping electronics plush "we bare bears" moomin "pink panther" toronto makeup handbags jewelry skincare kitchen home stationery 2018

TOYS

miniso shop retail store canada new japanese japan fashion cosmetics goods shopping electronics plush "we bare bears" moomin "pink panther" toronto makeup handbags jewelry skincare kitchen home stationery 2018

miniso shop retail store canada new japanese japan fashion cosmetics goods shopping electronics plush "we bare bears" moomin "pink panther" toronto makeup handbags jewelry skincare kitchen home stationery 2018

miniso shop retail store canada new japanese japan fashion cosmetics goods shopping electronics plush "we bare bears" moomin "pink panther" toronto makeup handbags jewelry skincare kitchen home stationery 2018

miniso shop retail store canada new japanese japan fashion cosmetics goods shopping electronics plush "we bare bears" moomin "pink panther" toronto makeup handbags jewelry skincare kitchen home stationery 2018

STATIONERY

miniso shop retail store canada new japanese japan fashion cosmetics goods shopping electronics plush "we bare bears" moomin "pink panther" toronto makeup handbags jewelry skincare kitchen home stationery 2018

miniso shop retail store canada new japanese japan fashion cosmetics goods shopping electronics plush "we bare bears" moomin "pink panther" toronto makeup handbags jewelry skincare kitchen home stationery 2018

I didn’t buy too much this time since my place is now basically fully furnished. I realize as I’m typing this most of the items I bought is because of my new puppy. A storage box for his toys. New slippers because he chewed up my husband’s old pair. A mini garbage bin for my desk because he likes to jump onto my chair to snatch tissues. Cotton pads to clean his ears with. A new bathroom rug because he had an accident on the old one (*ahem* diarrhea..).


BUDGET BREAKDOWN
Storage Box $3.99
Slippers $7.99
Mini Garbage Bin $2.99
Bathroom Rug $3.99
Desk Lamp $12.99
Phone Camera Lens/Light $7.99
Cotton Pads $2.99
TOTAL $42.93

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